INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA
IX - Part
(A.R. No. 181
On a stone set up under a Margosa tree on the way
to the river Bhavani at Sivayapalaiyam, Satyamangalam Taluk, Coimbatore
This is dated Saka 1591, Saumya, Pushya, ba. 7
corresponding to A.D. 1670 January 3 Monday (not verifiable), in
the reign of the Mysore king Devaraja-Vodeya, son of Devaraja-Vodeya.
The king is stated to have made a gift of the village Bestarapalya,
surnamed Komarapura, for the service of the god
Dhavalagiri-Komarasvami in Durvasa-Kshetra at the confluence
of the rivers, Chintamani and Bhavani.
The village granted was situated in Karavali-hobali in Satyamagnala-sthala,
which was a sub-division of Uduvanka-nadu below the Yenur
(A.R. No. 233
On a slab set up in front of the Varadaraja-Perumal
temple at Papparappatti, Dharmapuri Taluk, Salem District.
This record is dated Saka 1639, Kali 4818,
Hevalambi, Adhika-Jyeshtha, su. 15 corresponding to A.D. 1717
June 14, Tuesday (not verifiable), in the reign of the Mysore king Krishnaraja-Vodeya
(II) ruling at Srirangapattana.
It registers the grant of 3600 varahas, being the income
from 12 villages (named), in Kunnekola-hobali a sub-division of Virabhadradurga-sime,
for the services of the
god Kamchi-Varadaraja through he agency of Alagiyamanavala-Ramanujajiyar.
(A.R. No. 170
At the entrance into the mandapa in front of the
central shrine of the Ardrakapalesvara temple, right of the Dvarapala
Image, at Erode, Erode Taluk, Coimbatore District.
This record is very much damaged and dated the
cyclic year Manmatha, Karttika, su. 15.
It mentions the Dalavayi Hampainavaru, agent to the
Mysore king Kanthirava-Narasaraja-Vaderu.
There is no means of knowing to which of the kings of this name
the record belongs.
(A.R. No. 60
THE EAST WALL OF THE ANJANEYA TEMPLE ON THE HANUMANTA HILL NEAR KURUGODU,
BELLARY TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.
is dated Saka 1702, Sarvari, Asvina, su. 1, corresponding to A.D. 1780 September 29, Friday (not
verifiable). It refers
itself to the reign of Navab Hyderalli-Khan Bahadur and records
the completion of the construction of the temple of Hanumanta on the
date referred to.